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The Law of Hydraulic Fracturing

By on April 14, 2019 in Energy, Oil & Gas

Below-ground look at frackingA new article by two Gray Reed & McGraw lawyers in Houston covers the benefits and risks of hydraulic fracturing, including reduction of foreign imports, jobs, reduced prices for consumers, water quality and usage, air quality, earthquakes, and social impacts, writes John McFarland in the Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog of Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody.

“A Brief Look at the Law of Hydraulic Fracturing in Texas and Beyond” gives a balanced view of the ongoing debate over whether increased use of natural gas for generation of electricity reduces greenhouse gas emissions, whether there is a connection between hydraulic fracturing and earthquakes, and adverse impacts on roads and other infrastructure, according to McFarland.

Read the article.




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